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et Lumiere: Volunteer Park Archeologies was held at the
Park Conservatorium in of March in 2001 with the Over'lyre remaining in
place permanently (image to the right). Video monitors, speakers
and kinetic instruments were placed amidst the plants throughout the
Conservatorium. Spoken sounds consisted of
plant and gardening experts divulging pre-chemical secrets of
gardening, canning, seed gathering, and related life stories from the
early 20 Century. The stories were presented over 20 video monitors
acted as a visual-spoken counterpoint to the light beating
pendulum-based sculptural instruments. Interviews were collected at
the homes of regional gardeners in the fall of 2000. The
installation coincided with the opening of the Gardens of Art exhibit
at the nearby Asian Art Museum and was developed with assistance
from the Friends of the
See video documentation of event (5:00).
See Volunteer Park Archeologies video (50:00).